The first table below looks at the demand for the 3rd Line Support role in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3rd Line Support in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Yorkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support
Rank 92 83 102
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +19
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 4 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.23% 0.97% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 1.03% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£319 £250 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -12.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £290 £297
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £286 £258
% change year-on-year
-23.14% +11.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.43%
Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1594 1453 1774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.33% 94.35% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1016 764 1006
Average daily rate £345 £315 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 64 89
Average hourly rate £13.20 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.13 £10.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £45.00 £30.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
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3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3rd Line Support in the job title across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

3rd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the West Yorkshire region.

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

3rd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the West Yorkshire region.

3rd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

3rd Line Support
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -4 3 £288 -4.16% 3
Bradford - - - -
Cleckheaton - - - -
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3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited 3rd Line Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with 3rd Line Support in their job title.

1 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) MCSE
3 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (33.33%) SAN
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Clustering
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Remedy
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 2 (22.22%) FTP
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) IIS
4 2 (22.22%) NAS
4 2 (22.22%) vSphere
4 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) UNIX

3rd Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited 3rd Line Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with 3rd Line Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) IIS
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) FTP
2 2 (22.22%) NAS
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) MCSE
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) MCP
3 1 (11.11%) MCSA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Remedy
4 1 (11.11%) McAfee
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix